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workers, the quintessential sort of low wage workers, the state of california, congresswoman, ends up paying $86 million in basically social safety net, food subsidies and the floor that is not provided by walmart, the employer. isn't this the thing that we need to be having a conversation about? >> that's one of the reasons the republicans have such a problem with obama care, for example. we are talking about moving away from employer-based, in a sense, requirement of where you work for your safety net and really saying everybody should have it and, by the way, everybody is going to put in towards t a lot of employers are having a problem. for once, we are telling them, people need to be insured. it would have been better in my opinion if it wasn't health care insurance form. >> just health care reform. >> this is a route going down towards what we need, which is that all americans should have an ability to walk in at a very local arena and get a physical, get a checkup. if something is wrong with them, start down the road to improving their health. when we see that happen, i can't t
in their vote. even me living in brooklyn, i get a bit going in because i lived in california, i lived in minnesota and now here. the ballot is different in every state. is the thing going to be -- all of that need to go. people need to be excited and know their vote is going to happen. how it happens is priority one. >> there was a bit of ethnic targeting there year. you hate to go there. we hate to go there. this time, it wasn't people that look like me, it was people that look like you as the primary targets. >> we saw it in florida and texas. there were problems in arizona. the research group found people of color, african-american and latinos waited two to three times longer than other voters to vote. what is very, very troubling is the supreme court is revealing the section five of voter rights. that was used to fight the efforts. there's a chance they will strike it down. it was used in south carolina and redistricting in florida. they are trying to weaken it. this problem could get worse. i have one big question i wish someone had asked. i want to know, how does cutting back on
over uncertainty of the cost for the states. how is that california, the state that will run the largest insurance market in the country has not only decided to run its own exchange but has managed to figure out a way to do it without touching a single dollar of its state general fund. hmm. >> finally, let's take the tally. republicans lost their fight against the aca when president obama first signed it. they lost again when the supreme court upheld it. then they lost one last time when the american people handed the president a mandate on aca by re-electing him. when exactly are the republicans going to give up the fight that they've already lost three times? hmm. with me at the table, new york university constitutional law professor, kenji yoshino. donna edwards of marylandment senior fellow, bob herbert and jayening off, the former director of consumer insurance oversight at the u.s. department of health and human services. nice to have you all here. >> a long intro for what your job was. your role was to begin the i am plemtation of aca. in certain ways you got the plum
that it is supposed to happen there in detroit or oakland or california and in l.a. and the like. i think that's the tragedy here. and when ari talked about adolescence, and the loss of adolescence, and what childhood do these young people have? we spend more time concerned about the rapper talking about the guns than the guns they are referencing, and we are more worried about the metaphoric and symbolic intensity than the actual violence. and in fact, some of the authority figures who rush to help the brothers and the s sisters in newtown and the police who are seen as helpers, and in those communities about which we speak, much of the violence and a significant portion of the violence is executed at the behest of a state authority whether a police person or the like against those vulnerable people, and there is the lack of cultural empathy, and what did michael isikoff say, he was a troubled child. well, there are no troubled children named jamal or janiqua or whatever it may be, and the lackf of economic sufficiency for the mores this and the fathers and the xexacerbating effects of povr w
california, you can fit those 10,000 visas in about half of long beach where i'm from. it doesn't begin to make sense. people aren't talking about that. i don't think obama is pressured to deal with this because he got four more percentage points. >> this is the artificial crisis. the crisis of insufficiency, it's created by our actual policy. with a stroke of the pen, we can change it. with legislation like all issues that are difficult, they're difficult for a reason. it's tough to get their politically but the easiest way to go about it. let's get the numbers of visas way up there so it reflects at least some bit of reality and stop criminalizing human existence. >> business push on this as well. >> there's a business push. frankly, there's going to be a fight. even though business is on the same side as immigrant rights movement, there will be a fight between business and those groups. because business will probably, the chamber of commerce and others will want a more conservative kind of immigration reform. just to back up to your textbook example, what's important about this discu
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